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MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
with a moment of history he. if americans are familiar with the phrase cooper union chances are it'sรง because of this. matthew brady's cooper union of abraham lincoln. he took it on the same day he gave his cooper union address. he was presidential candidate lincoln and it's he believed that speech he gave that night in which he outlined his speech about slavery, that speech is thought to have helped win lincoln the republican nomination and later the white house. this is the building where lincoln gave that speech in the east village of lower manhattan. what is now the administrative building of one of the most affordable colleges in country, it's free. the guy who gave cooper union the name, peter cooper, an industrialist and inventor and onetime presidential candidate himself believed that the best education should be ax ses i believe to anyone that qualified to get in. anyone including women and people of color. the question of whether a student can pay for tuition, he thought that should be irrelevant. for more than a century now every student has received a full tuition scholarship at o
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 1:00am PST
colleges in country, it's free. the guy who gave cooper union the name, peter cooper, an industrialist and inventor and onetime presidential candidate himself believed that the best education should be ax ses i believe to anyone that qualified to get in. anyone including women and people of color. the question of whether a student can pay for tuition, he thought that should be irrelevant. for more than a century now every student has received a full tuition scholarship at one of the best colleges of the country. that's the mission and history of the cooper union. in its more recent history, school administrators announced to chip away at the policy. they will begin charging tuition for gradual students starting this school year. undergrads are safe for now but maybe later they will have admissions too. they searched for a way out of what it described as a deepening financial hole. despite the recent financial crisis, thousand, the cooper union has maintained $600 million endowment. it owns the land beneath the chrysler building, but the school says it's operating at a loss and the shor
MSNBC
Dec 11, 2012 8:00am PST
the unions we deserve. if when you work with them in other countries like germany, you get more cooperative unions. so i do think that the destruction of unions in this country has been one of the main reasons that the labor share of the pie has been shrinking. that's problematic to me. >> john, from the right, can you explain why it looks like to the casual observer here that organized labor is getting kneecaped in michigan? >> i think the problem is neither side understands himself. big business and small business is facing barrier after barrier. losing manufacturing jobs to everywhere. at the same time, i think republicans haven't done a good enough job to understand the lives of hardworking americans and how their life is tough and their take home pay is tougher. both sides really just don't understand each other and they have to come together or we're going to lose more jobs. >> perception being reality and both sides not understanding each other. what is the reality that comes from the perception of seeing almost 10,000 people on the steps there in michigan and knowing the governor is
KCSMMHZ
Dec 10, 2012 2:30pm PST
the union is rooted is more important than ever. we must stand together. we have a collective responsibility. without this european cooperation, there is -- there is a risk that the ground gained would be lost. >> he said the achievement of lasting german-french reconciliation was a powerful symbol of the european union's success. the leaders of the countries, angela merkel and francois hollande, stood up together in a gesture of unity, prompting more applause. later, barroso priase -- paised the eu's -- praised the eu's democratic principles. >> it is based on the free consent of states to share sovereignty. >> van rompuy said the states should remember those principles now during the debt crisis. he also expressed pride in being a european in his non-native language of german. not all european leaders were there to share the glory. british prime minister david cameron was notably absent. >> we're joined here in the studio by a political scientist from the european council on foreign relations. i would like to ask you to map out for us the reasons why the you got this very prestigious prize
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 4:00am PST
through a cooperative relationship between the union and management, and essentially with so-called right to work will do, is to destroy that kind of relationship, will create immense division. it's a terrible idea. >> on the other side of the debate as you well know the governor says this is not about being anti-union. they say it's an opportunity f the union is so great they have a chance to prove it. let me play a little bit about what governor snyder said. >> i don't view it as anti-union because it gets to the other side from the union perspective i hope the unions are showing the value proposition of why they have good opportunities, good reasons to belong to a union and people can make that choice to say yes i do want to belong and if there's some reason i don't want to belong hopefully it gives the union ideas and thoughts on how to improve themselves so they can provide better service and get them on board. >> if you look at the polling people asked should michigan be a right to work state, 47% favored it, 46% opposed. it seems like it's sort of straight down the middle. >> no, n
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 6:00pm EST
mutual cooperation with the soviet union and peace, but that means that that system has to fall apart, because it's--it's squashes freedom of every sort internally and it's illegitimate as a result. if we make it clear to the american people we agree with what we th--what i think is their preference to end the cold war from the strategy that we have to implement to make that happen, which is peace time rearmament. if we make it clear as leaders that we're doing one thing to achieve the other, i think they'll support it. it can't happen through detente.' when you look at the writing, the scholarly writing at that time and you look at the influence of kissinger and others who were much more on the side of detente, reagan just seems to be a really clear, dissident thinker about grant's strategy in international relations. and so i could definitely support him on that, as well. c-span: this is not your section. it's domestic and economic policy and it's september 21st, 1976. but i--i wanted just to read out loud what he said, and i wonder whether you could do this today he said... >> gues
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 11:00am PST
, was the most important day of tracy harris and maggie cooper's life. their union, from a state ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. did you think that you would be fighting a legal battle four years later, from the rights other couples enjoy? >> on that particular day, that was not really on our mind. >> reporter: three days later, california voted to out law future same-sex marriage, their union is still recognized byhe state, but not by the federal government. tracy served as a 12-year, highly decorated army veteran. >> especially after the repeal of don't ask, don't tell, there will be other veterans facing the same issues. >> reporter: for them, the immediate issue was the spousal benefits for which margaret was not eligible. >> i look to the time it is a fully recognized marriage in the eyes of the federal government, and we don't have to worry about burdens going on in our daily lives. >> reporter: burdens such as tracy's recent diagnosis, multiple sclerosis, which the veteran's administration has determined it was related to her military service during wars in iraq and afghanis
PBS
Dec 4, 2012 12:00am PST
of cooperation between the district and the teachers' union in planning for the common core implementation. >> as contentious as our relationship has been, the one place that we totally agree is on how to figure out instructional delivery. >> reporter: but the good feeling between the union and the district breaks down when it comes to how students will be evaluated. beginning in 2014-15 school year a new assessment test will replace the current state test. the results could be shocking. >> the reality is we're actually going to see a drop-off. we're close to around 70% of students at proficient on the illinois test right now. predictions show that we may drop to somewhere in the teens. in terms of proficiency. that's chicago. but that's going to be a trend we're going to see across the country. the standards are that much more rigorous. >> reporter: the union is concerned that a dramatic drop in test scores could have a disastrous impact for teachers who will be evaluated on student performance. >> everyone will be judged and possibly very harshly. what we're really concerned about is tha
KCSMMHZ
Dec 7, 2012 2:30pm PST
to reach a europe with boats that are not seaworthy. there is no cooperation between the states, but this would also be a task force context, but human rights violations are also taking place within the european union. despite anti-discrimination laws, they have little access to education or public services in several european countries. >> we need more than just words from the e you. brussels can launch proceedings over treaty violations and holds member states to account this way and other areas, but so far, not over discrimination a menorahs. >> amnesty international nevertheless concludes that the you deserves the nobel peace prize for its peace-building policies over the past six decades. >> the very last issue of the financial times coach lynn hit the stands today with a bit of humor. >> gallows humor, that is. the front page carried the headline "finally in the black" and it was called "the final time storage line." >> but the business side has been no laughing matter. a direct losses every year since it started publication back in 2000. and finally in the black -- an iro
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 6:00am PST
. that's the bottom line here. >> the unions in michigan have given up quite a bit with the auto companies through the bailout period in 2009 and ford, so, you know, it's been very much a cooperative relationship between management and labor and the auto companies are neutral on this legislation. >>> you remember the breaking point. it was the unions and the pensions. at the time, it was sort of not that long ago that the unions in michigan would bend on that and they did. >> michigan may be moving beyond being an auto state. >> it has to. >> right. they want to be a technology center, a financial center. and for those individuals, being right to work is an asset. >> it's important to point out that the unions have given up a lot. the cost has been lower. >> let me -- i want to move you to the jim demint departure. i know i'm taking you out of your comfort zone as little bit. everybody feel free to chime in. what caught my attention was a column today by ross in "the new york times" who wrote this chapter, the demint chan ter, the tea party chapter, call it what you will, is prob
MSNBC
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
cooperative businesses and thinking in different strategies and you have unions saying we have to keep the jobs and keep it going, but there has to be new strategies and unions have to start organizing again and there is a momentum move with the unions, and this can be a turn in the tide. i really do. >> and if anything, that's, the whole moment with with the dock worker workers and the industry is proof that if workers are not disempowered and can sit at the table as equals they can work it out and that what the whole post world war ii collective bargaining is about. respect everybody's interest, and allow both of to partners to work it out at the table, and a long time ago the dock workers decided they were not going to subsidize the industry with low unemployment, and they have made that fight their entire adult life. >> what happens is that we end up as taxpayers and we as workers end up subsidizing these corporations that are making enormous profits. right? is part of it though alycia, is part of it, part of the problem, that talking about having a talk talking head in the space t
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
in moscow. for decades the soviet union supplied syria with billions of dollars' worth of weapons and military aid, and syria was their great ally in the middle east. the two countries signed an official treaty of friendship and cooperation in moscow in 1980. and the years that followed that treaty, when the soviet union was occupying afghanistan for a decade, you'll recall of course that the muslim world was enraged at that occupation. except for syria. syria, they were fine with it, because russia was their best friend. and this best friendship has survived the cold war. russia and syria have had a sort of de facto exchange program over the last few decades. syrian military officers go to russia to study. and then they return to syria with their education and with russian wives. there are a lot of russian women who are married to syrian men who are living in syria. the two countries have had their share of disagreements over the years, but honestly, they have stuck together. at times when syria has not had a friend in the whole world they have had russia. and vice versa. this is
FOX
Dec 12, 2012 6:00am PST
. and in north oakland, a man was shot in the 400 block of 60th street and police say that man is not cooperating with police. >>> they want to recall the governor after he pushed through 2 right to work laws. now union members tried to storm the state capital in lancing but state troopers in riot gear blocked them. they fast tracked the measures through lame duck hearing without public hearings but they are requiring them to pay dues as well. they mut acaroid a fiscal cliff. they are lowering the number from $6 trillion to 1.4 trillion and house speaker john boehner offered a counterproposal yesterday. >>> gas prices keep falling here in the bay area and san francisco drivers are paying $3 and it's down 2 cents from yesterday. santa rosa drivers you are paying $3.55 per gallon and prices have dropped in the past 2:00 few months. and after that big fire in richmond, there was another scare out there and coming up, the flair that occurred and why the company said, well, it is nothing to worry about. >>> time to check back in with sal in the morning commutes, sal, how is it going? >> you may need t
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 9:00am PST
, it's going to weigh on wages. that's the bottom line here. >> the unions in michigan have given up quite a bit with the auto bailouts in 2009 and forward and so they have been -- it's a very much a cooperative relationship that's developed between the management and labor and the auto companies are in neutral on this legislation. >> really, remember during the bailout, the big sticking point was getting the unions to bend on their requirement, on their pensions, and i mean, at the time it was sort of not that long ago, almost unheard of, but the unions in michigan would bend on that. >> it also means that michigan may be moving beyond being an auto state. >> it has to. >> they want to be a technology center, a financial center, and for those industries, being a right to work is an asset. >> the cost structure has come down significantly. if you look at job growth in michigan, it's actually been very strong in the the economic recovery, in part because of of the cost structure. >> i'm taking you out of your comfort zones a little bit. not you all, so everybody feel free to chime in.
FOX Business
Dec 13, 2012 9:20am EST
for unions to reinvent themselves? not as the enemy of management, but an ally, is that possible? cooperate to beat the foreign competition? maybe i am a hopeless dreamer, but if the unions stay stuck in the past, their long slide to oblivion will continue. stuart: california governor jerry brown has prostate cancer. doctors say the cancer is its in early stages and the prognosis is excellent. governor brown is expected to continue a full work schedule throughout treatment. he is 74 years old. >>> why isn't the market rallying on news that the fed will pump 85 -- print 85 billion dollars a month and stick it into the economy? why isn't the market rallying? the dow is up 2. that's it. joining the company from chicago is larry levin with trading advantage. will you answer the question, please, larry? >> sure, stuart, i went around and talked to a bunch of traders yesterday after the fed meeting because i'm thinking the same thing myself, why will this market not go higher; right? we're stuck in the mid to, you know, low 1400s on the s&p and been stuck there for a while. most traders said the
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 7:45am EST
in april 1862. part of this sequence of union successes in the spring of 1862 which then did come to an end, so if there is informal cooperation between the two of them it works pretty well. but as they see themselves as rivals, it's not going to work. >> look at halleck and grant in 1862. halleck is worrying about grant. >> give us a sense of the state of, the evolving state in terms of shifting and as 1861 most 1862 and sort of changes, radically in terms of enlistme enlistment. >> start with me? yeah, one of the things about the civil war, and i think it's particularly to the civil war navies, it's a tonic pivot point in history. things have been changing for some time. the telegraph comes in in the 1840s but railroads already expanding across the continent. but the application of these large-scale want to the workers, were terribly new, in land were probably arguably, the most immediate impact was the rifle, shoulder musket which dramatically extended the range of soldiers could fight. at sea, there are a number of similarly important technological changes. obviously there was steam. st
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 11:15am EST
honey bee and it is the cooperative people. i think brigham young thinks that doesn't get's experience is that of california. former state government and then led into the union as a equal sovereign state. the government is not interested. the mormons ask for a huge swath he doesn't want to get d.c. doesn't like the word desert at. he doesn't want a mormon controlled state into the state of the union and so it is said the territory of utah is created. the u.s. government, the president fillmore was a point brigham young has the governor. >> he appoints him. >> how long that brigham young served as governor? >> he served six years as governor. spain was he the head of the church at the time? >> absolutely. >> was their political insight within the church and did he have rifles? >> not really he felt that he didn't have any rivals within the church especially after they get to utah. there are other people that put themselves forward as possible leaders after joseph smith's death, but at the time brigham young's faction of the church reaches utah, he has eliminated most dissent. in fact s
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 7:00pm EST
of foreign relations, the signature piece of legislation no doubt will be the cooperative threat reduction program more commonly known as done lucre. senator lugar joined the foreign relations committee 1979. he traveled to the former soviet union on multiple occasions to gain a better understanding of how the united states could be cured and dismantle weapons of mass destruction. his experiences led him to champion the landmark legislation that successfully resulted in the deactivation of nuclear warheads, making this world a safer place. to date, the nunn lugar program has yet intimate than 7000 nuclear warheads that were once aimed at the united state. a contribution to which americans can never get enough things. over his 36 years in this institution, senators on both sides of the aisle have considered dick lugar trusted resource when it comes to foreign policy and many other important issues. he has been a consistent resource for those who seek thoughtful answers to difficult, political questions. when i first arrived here in 1989, senator lugar and i operated a unique joint office ar
MSNBC
Dec 11, 2012 10:00am PST
're willing to cooperate with management? >> well, i think it's important to make a distinction with wisconsin and ohio. that was about collective bargaining. that was about the relationship between employers and unions. this is nothing to do with that. right to work is about the relationship between the union and workers. this is about being pro-workers. giving workers the choice. if anything, this should encourage unions to be more responsive to workers in terms of saying they need to show a valued proposition of why they're a great place to join, and i have met a number of people that say they would like to choose to join the union or have the flexibility not to, and they believe they'll get better accountable from unions. in many residents it could be a longer -- this is something that, again, it's stepping up for workers. this is not to interfere in employer relationships at all. >> the workers, of course, feel that it's union busting and it is interfering with their relationships. you had said that you think it is divisive, that it's not something you sought. you had higher priorities. y
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 10:30am EST
with that unions do. that is the defense of goal. we also have another thing. and it gets beyond being dependent on the employer. and that brings the organization and building, prevent cooperative noncapital list enterprises where there wouldn't be a few people who are employers and everyone else was an employee. that was defeated at the end of the nineteenth century. the afl-cio gave up on that. two years ago something remarkable happened. in major american union, the steelworkers union, signed an alliance agreement with montr o montregon corp. and announced they would now explore steelworkers in the united states, whether they might once again begin to think of a strategy in this country in which unions not only fought a defensive battle to help workers collectively bargain with their employers but also begin to organize, support, gather money for the development of an alternative enterprise. here are some thoughts for you to think about. imagine the union that was confronting an american employer who said you have to give me concessions, want to take back the pension, charge you $60 a month
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 12:00pm EST
piece of legislation, no doubt, will be the cooperative threat-reduction program more commonly known as nunn-lugar. when senator lugar joined the foreign relations committee in 1979, he traveled to the former soviet union on multiple occasions to gain a better understanding of how the united states could secure and dismantle weapons of mass destruction. his experiences led him to champion the landmark legislation that successfully resulted in the deactivation of nuclear warheads, making this world a safer place. to date the nunn-lugar program has deactivated more than 7,500 warheads that were once aimed at the united states, a contribution to which americans can never give enough thanks. over his 36 years in this institution, senators from both sides of the aisle have considered dick lugar a trusted resource when it comes to foreign policy and many other important issues. he has been a consistent resource for those who seek thoughtful answers to difficult political questions. when i first arrived here in 1989, senator lugar and i operated a unique joint office arrangement in indian
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm EST
of our report, we talk to a lot of people to try to get a handle. we know that overall on the cooperative reduction and the non-proliferation programs and the world that the billion dollars a year is being spent most of it in the form of the soviet union. folks in congress asked the congressional research service to do the analysis which was then shared with us. they were not able to get a -- there is no person who follows everything that is being done with the non-proliferation programs in the middle east. around the figure of $20 million a year being spent the analysts spent a lot of time on that and it's good for to 20 million she wasn't able to tell with a lot of threat and a lot of reason there isn't a coordinated strategy and ran a business if someone said how much are you spending on a vital element in the business and you said i don't know but maybe we should do a report to find out. i don't mean to belittle this but it is worth emphasizing with $20 million to address a significant threat to the american security to the lives. >> in fact we are spending billions. this is one slice
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 8:00pm EST
in the field ofr foreign relations is his signature piece of legislation that no doubt will be the cooperative threat reduction program more commonlys known asj nunn-lugar.ons com senator lugar joined the foreign relations committee in 1979 any travel and he traveled to the former soviet union on multipleo occasions h to gain a betterure understanding of how the united states could secure and dismantle weapons of mass destruction. his experiences led him to champion the landmark legislation that successfully resulted in the deactivation of nuclear t warheads. taking this world a safer place. today that nunn-lugarivated prom has deactivated more than 7500re nuclear o warheads that were one aimed at theit united states, a contribution to which americans never give enough thanks. over 36 years in thised dk institution senators from both sides of the aisle have it considered dick lugar a trusted resource when it comes to foreign-policy and many other important issues. w he has been a consistent resource for those who can seek thoughtful answers in twon difficult political questions. when i first a
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am EST
of these countries we give money to that do not cooperate, like the guy in mexico who is a prisoner that we give millions of dollars to. why not take that money and give them to americans? the private talked earlier about the unions, back in the 1970's, the unions were yelling to buy american. now they're having commercials on tv to buy american. host: we're going to move on to mark on the line for independents. caller: a want to ask if he thinks the house will address the $60 billion package from the senate with all of the pork in it? those congress -- does congress need to start cutting the extra pork out of their budgets? guest: i do not think the house will pass the measure with all the spending. it is tough to say right now. the reason a lot of this pork is in the bill is to pass it in the senate. it is not coincidental there is money that goes to alaska. it is not coincidental there is money for mississippi in the gulf coast region and the gulf coast and those senators voted for the bill. it is easy to say that is pork spending. to get it through, sometimes they have to make this compromis
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 3:32pm EST
give money to that do not cooperate, like the guy in mexico who is a prisoner that we give millions of dollars to. why not take that money and give them to americans? the private talked earlier about the unions, back in the 1970's, the unions were yelling to buy american. now they're having commercials on tv to buy american. host: we're going to move on to mark on the line for independents. caller: i want to ask if he thinks the house will address the $60 billion package from the senate with all of the pork in it. does congress need to start cutting the extra pork out of their budgets? guest: i do not think the house will pass the measure with all the spending. it is tough to say right now. the reason a lot of this pork is in the bill is to pass it in the senate. it is not coincidental there is money that goes to alaska. it is not coincidental there is money for mississippi in the gulf coast region and the gulf coast and those senators voted for the bill. it is easy to say that is pork spending. to get it through, sometimes they have to make these compromises. it is part of being ef
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 12:00pm EST
of cooperation are we getting right now in terms of, you know, substitute compliance and -- they didn't say enough good things about our friends and colleagues in the european union and london and france, brussels, germany throughout and other countries as well. they are anxious as you know, they are anxious as to how this will work. we have said let's give it more time, let's work through the substitution of compliance issues, but they have been excellent. >> thank you. my time is expired. i yield back. thank you mr. chairman. >> thank you, mr. chairman and chairman gensler and director cook for being here. right that there is a different timetable that has been adopted by the sec and the cftc and compare of all requirements? >> you are right that we were given an easier task because we are just a future in the swaps regulator and they have such a broad portfolio. as we have completed about 80% of the rules. we have one year to complete the task but here we are two and a half years later. >> is that going to be confusing for the firms and costly for? >> there may be challenges. the swaps t
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm EST
to transcends our woes and to seek a more perfect union? even at the darkest moments we americans can stand bravely for our freedom, mindful of our unity. we must break their mindset and move beyond survival mode through security through cooperation. let us create an organized structured approach to a new cultural of peace at homes and our schools and workplaces. this is what the department of peace is about. let us have a national security and peace at home that includes jobs, housing, mental health care, education, retirement security for all. we are the land of the free, home of the brave, courage and democracy. they are our birthright, our inheritance, our destiny. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania rise? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. altmire: mr. speaker, in 15 somedays, a misguided tax -- 15 days, a misguided tax is scheduled to go nor effect. the $30 billion tax will negatively impact an industry that employs over 400,000 peop
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